The excavations and the study of unique megalithic monuments

Participants Isetsky archeological group of the Institute of history and archaeology, Ural branch of RAS under the leadership of Valentina Viktorova has begun to explore one of the most mysterious types of archaeological monuments — dolmens. They intend to examine the nature of these objects, their age and understand how they were built. Later, scientists hope to develop a special program for the study of Ural megalithic structures of prehistory.

As reported by IPAS Valentine Viktorova, in the next week exploration group Isetsky archaeological team will excavate near one of the dolmens located in the upper reaches of Iset lake near the river moving away the source. Before scientists have a difficult task, you need to determine what is the nature of these megaliths, some of them were created by the man and by what time. After exploratory excavations have been completed, the archaeologists intend to continue the fixation of the objects located in the area and received a code name “isetskii dolmens”. Continue reading

Megalithic structures

The term “megalith” is not exhaustive, encompasses a very broad, vague and heterogeneous range of structures. Without going into details, the megalith – stone construction of a controversial appointment, as a rule, large size and built with the use of uncertain technology. From the period of construction to our days not got any written evidence, which, coupled with the destructive effects of water, wind, temperature and people makes the study of megaliths very difficult.

Megaliths geography is very wide: they are in Europe . in Asia . in Africa . in North America . in South America … not only in Australia . at least, not yet found. Of course, they are not found in Antarctica . but it is possible that the ice, depending on the area they acquired their own characteristics that are even allowed to split them into culture (Caucasian, South European, British, Indian, and other).

All the megaliths can be classified by design type. Continue reading

Of descriptive geometry

About the pyramids will be discussed later. They play a bright role in the history of the development of imaging techniques.

And again the same circuit: assumptions and discoveries, riddles and discoveries. And the same questions: WHERE? WHEN? HOW?

WHERE? We know now several centers of civilization, where they were built remarkably similar according to the plan of the pyramid — a mysterious building is still giving us new discoveries: Egypt, Sudan, Mexico.

WHEN? Egypt — since 2800 years BC Sudan — 500 years BC Mexico — 100-500 years BC

HOW? The main question for us is how we created the idea of structures? Was there any, as we would say now, the “design documentation”? Who stood by the idea of the monument — “customer” Pharaoh, or his talented the architect, or the whole “design team”? A first outline for a future colossus? Most likely in the sand. Continue reading

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